Come enjoy Norway’s amazing trails, get inspired, an exclusive week to improve your running & learn!
NEW Exclusive: Lofoten Mountain Running & Yoga Week
Location: Lofoten, Norway
May 25th to June 1st, 2018
All inclusive 7 days: 2250€ / limited to 6 people
What makes this trip special:
An exclusive week of quality running & training in an amazing set-up. You will be treated with good food, quality down time, breathtaking views, one-on-one coaching, mini-seminars, and daily yoga classes & instruction adapted for running. You will leave with knowledge and cutting edge mountain training secrets and inspired to take your training and fitness to the next level, the bonus, it will be lots of fun!
Non-competitive, focus is on enjoying the trails, improving your running & fitness, learning the benefits of a yoga practice, and balancing a healthy lifestyle with quality recovery and nourishing food. You will learn ton’s!
Chloë Lanthier director of the X-Training School is an elite mountain endurance athlete with over two decades of experience competing around the world. Chloë is a consultant in sports rehabilitation & human performance teaching on an international platform. Sharing her passion, experience and knowledge for training, the trails & mountains is an integral part of her life and she has founded the Chamonix Mountain Endurance Academy to do so. Canadian, she lives full time in Chamonix, France. She is a trail ambassador for Patagonia.
Selena Raven blends yoga and an active lifestyle, she is an avid mountain runner and skier, sharing her time between Norway and Switzerland.
Certified 200 hour RYT with the Yoga Alliance in Ashtanga yoga, she has been sharing yoga as a teacher since 2009. Trained as a licensed massage therapist, currently working her own practice and at sporting events. Her focus is on understanding the human body and how to maintain a healthy active lifestyle. Selena also holds ski & yoga weeks in Italy, Norway and Iceland. Humor and curiosity is her driving force and yoga creates the perfect space to explore all this.
Svinøya Rorbuer a unique location facing the harbor of Svolvær, you get beautiful views over the surrounding mountains and the ocean. The modern cabin suite has 4 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining room and living room, with 2 floors, sauna, plenty of space, private balcony and a waterfront terrace where you can enjoy your morning coffee or a drink in the evening sun. The cabin is within walking distance to Svolvær town center.
Transfer from Evenes airport to Svinoya, Lofoten
Full board accommodation for 7 nights
Double occupancy with private bathroom & shower
Fully catered: healthy and nourishing meals that can be adapted to suit dietary needs
Daily yoga classes & instruction
Daily running adventure & mini-clinics
One massage during the week
Trail running & training booklet
LYOFOOD smoothies & goodies for the trail
Not included: flights, insurance, and drinks
Arrival pick up at Evenes airport (Harstad/Narvik) evening of Friday 25.05 at 20:30.
Departure drop off early morning on Friday 01.06
Driving distance is 2.5 hrs
The trail running with Chloë
Each day Chloë will balance the running with fun & spectacular trail runs, mini–clinics to learn great training drills & mountain running secrets, and you will get ton’s of individual tips for the trail. You will also experience a night adventure run in the arctic sunlight!
Important: the running will be well balanced between regular breaks, some half days, and ample of recovery to be energized each day!
You will learn about:
Building strength & endurance for the trail
How to run and train on hills and improve descending skills
Running form & efficiency via video analysis and individual tips
Fun & handy running drills to take home
Training regimen to promote fat metabolism and greater leg oxygenation to run longer, faster and further
Monitoring recovery & nutrition
Hydration & fueling for the trail
Focus of the mini-clinics:
Vertical (hill) training: climbing & descending drills to improve strength & efficiency
Cadence, form and economy for all mountain terrain
Training techniques to improve speed while simultaneously building endurance for the terrain and distance
Tempo & quality runs
Land training drills, prehab exercises and run stretching routine
The Yoga with Selena
Each morning we will start the day with an energizing yoga session, wake up the body while elevating the essential aspects of the practice; breath, concentration and physical technique. This fun class is designed to inspire and prepare the body and mind for the mountains.
At the end of the day we turn to a restful session with restorative yoga, more focused on a repairing aspect. This yoga is unique in its way allowing a deep relaxation in the postures to completely soften the muscles and connective tissue. Excellent to keep the body supple and rehydrate the soft tissues.
Daily: Individual teaching and adjustments for a personalized yoga practice.
You will leave the week with greater knowledge:
Why & how yoga can benefit your running and vice versa
How to fit a yoga practice in your weekly training
Build your own individual yoga practice
How to enjoy a safe yoga practice
How to develop your breath and maintain deeper focus
To understand yoga posture and alignment
Please note that you must have the appropriate insurance as we will be running in the mountains you must be covered for helicopter rescue, repatriation and medical costs.
You should comfortably be able to run 15km’s or an average of 90 minutes to 2 hours. Due to changing mountain weather conditions we ask to stay flexible so that we can get the most out of each day.
For more info or to register, contact us !